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28September, 2017

Global ICT Professional Body Elects New Leader

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Global ICT Professional Body Elects New Leader
South African Moira de Roche Takes Over as Chair of IFIP IP3
 

Thursday 28 September 2017 – The International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3), the ICT professionalism arm of IFIP, (International Federation for Information Processing), the global federation of national computer societies, has elected Moira de Roche as its new […]

22September, 2017

NITC/SEARCC Conference and IFIP Meetings Wrap up Successfully in Colombo

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NITC/SEARCC Conference and IFIP Meetings Wrap up Successfully in Colombo
Thursday 21 September 2017 – Colombo, Sri Lanka – Nearly 1,000 people took part in last week’s highly successful NITC/SEARCC Conference and preceding IFIP/SEARCC meetings in Colombo.

IFIP, the global federation of national computer societies, and SEARCC, its SE Asian regional counterpart, both held […]

14September, 2017

IFIP IP3 Launches Global CyberSecurity Specialism

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IFIP IP3 Launches Global CyberSecurity Specialism
New Professional Standard for People Working in CyberSecurity Roles
14 September 2017 – Colombo, SRI LANKA – The professional standards arm of the global federation of ICT professional societies, IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), has announced the first CyberSecurity Specialism for ICT professionals working in this critical discipline.

The Specialism, […]

12September, 2017

IFIP Awards Honorary Membership to Leon Strous

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IFIP Awards Honorary Membership to Leon Strous
Former IFIP President Recognised for Extraordinary Contributions Over Many Years
12 September 2017 – Colombo, SRI LANKA – The IFIP General Assembly, the peak decision-making body of the global federation of ICT professional associations, has awarded an Honorary Membership (HLM) to Leon Strous of The Netherlands.

Mr Strous, who is […]

30August, 2017

Wildcard Registration For IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Opens September 6, 2017

By |August 30th, 2017|IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

The $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE will open Wildcard Registrations on September 6 for teams that believe they have an earth-shattering idea for an AI application.

This limited window is a great opportunity for teams involved in ground-breaking “AI for Good” projects; from revolutionising healthcare to changing how children are taught – the possibilities […]

30August, 2017

IFIP President to Open Sri Lanka’s Biggest Ever ICT Conference

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Mike Hinchey, President of IFIP, the global federation of ICT professional associations, will formally open the combined NITC/SEARCC Conference in Sri Lanka next month.

Professor Hinchey will discuss the critical role ICT professionals play in enhancing the quality of life for people around the world by developing and applying new and disruptive technologies like Artificial […]

30August, 2017

IFIP Announces 2nd IFIP Conference on IT in Disaster Risk Reduction

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The IFIP Domain Committee on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction (DCITDRR) has announced the 2nd IFIP Conference on Information Technology in Disaster Risk Reduction (ITDRR 2017) will be held in October in Bulgaria.

ITDRR 2017 will bring together experts from across

Conference Chair and IFIP Vice President, Professor Yuko Murayama of Japan, said the effects of disasters […]

30August, 2017

Stellar Cast of Keynote Speakers Next Month at INTERACT 2017

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HCI luminaries Albrecht Schmidt and Andy Cockburn headline an impressive line-up of speakers at next month’s INTERACT 2017 Conference in Mumbai.

Professor Schmidt will present the opening keynote on “Amplifying Human Abilities: Digital Technologies to Enhance Perception and Cognition, while Cockburn will deliver the closing keynote, entitled: Faster, More Learnable and Preferred: Experiences Using Applied Psychology […]

30August, 2017

IFIP President to Open Sri Lanka’s Biggest Ever ICT Conference

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Combined NITC/SEARCC Conference to Attract Over 1,000 ICT Professionals

Wednesday 30 August 2017 –  Mike Hinchey, President of IFIP, the global federation of ICT professional associations, will formally open the combined NITC/SEARCC Conference in Sri Lanka next month.

Professor Hinchey will discuss the critical role ICT professionals play in enhancing the quality of life for people […]

29August, 2017

Stellar Cast of Keynote Speakers Next Month at IFIP INTERACT 2017

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Stellar Cast of Keynote Speakers Next Month at IFIP INTERACT 2017
Tuesday 29 August 2017 – HCI luminaries, Albrecht Schmidt and Andy Cockburn, headline an impressive line-up of speakers at next month’s IFIP INTERACT 2017 Conference in India.

The leading international conference exploring issues relating to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), INTERACT 2017 is the 16th annual […]